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The sky's the limit : stories of discovery by women and girls

Author: Catherine Thimmesh; Melissa Sweet
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents brief accounts of the work of a variety of women scientists in such fields as astronomy, biology, anthropology, and medicine.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Miscellanea
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Thimmesh; Melissa Sweet
ISBN: 0618076980 9780618076987 0618494898 9780618494897
OCLC Number: 47126800
Description: 73 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: To obtain knowledge of, as through observation or study: It sure is dark out there / Vera Rubin --
Let's start at the very beginning / Denise Schmandt-Besserat --
The little rover that could / Donna Shirley --
Tools in the jungle / Jane Goodall --
To be the first to find, learn of, or observe: Biggest, baddest, best / Sue Hendrickson --
The longest day of the year / Anna Sofaer --
My, what big teeth you have / Mary Leakey --
On the road again / June Moxon --
A desire to know or learn: Get the lead out / Katie Murray --
Up in smoke / Klara, Eli, Erin, Lindsey --
Drinkable puddles / Rachael Charles.
Responsibility: Catherine Thimmesh ; illustrated by Melissa Sweet.
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Presents brief accounts of the work of a variety of women scientists in such fields as astronomy, biology, anthropology, and medicine.

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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-09-21) Good Permalink

      Wonderful book, great collective bio-more importantly is Chapter 3. This can be used by students, teachers, and parents to inspire student to use their creativity and neer stop asking questions. A great addition to our library. Thanks for publishing such a great ...
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